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plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery